Student, University Washington, 1948. Bachelor of Fine Arts (honorary), Pacific Northwest College Art, 1988.
Founder, president Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, Oregon, 1951-1986. Executive vice president Harsch Investment Corporation, since 1951.
Appointed to Oregon State Board Higher Education, 1987-1988. Former board directors Oregon Symphony Association, vice president Oregon Symphony. Former board directors United States District Court History Society.
Board directors Boys and Girls Club, since 1988. Member Governor's Expo '86 Commission, Oregon. Member executive committee, former board directors Artquake.
Former member advisory board Our New Beginnings. Past board directors Artists Initiative for a Contemporary Art Collection. Former trustee Reed College, 1982-1988.
Member executive committee board directors Northwest Business Committee for Arts., 1992-1997. Former trustee, member executive committee Oregon Health Sciences University Foundation. Campaign chair campaign for women's helath Oregon Health Science Foundation, since 2000.
Member arts acquisition and collections committee Portland Art Museum. Member National Committee for the Performing Arts, Kennedy Center, since 1995. Past advisory board Service to Children and Families Organization, 1995-1997.
Board trustees Oregon Jewish Community Foundation, 1996-1997. Member National Council Fine Arts Museum San Francisco, since 1995. Board directors Oregon History Society, 1999-2000.
Member University Club, Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland Golf Club.
Married Harold J. Schnitzer, September 11, 1949. 1 child, Jordan.